Writeable file already in use

Darcy Kevin (FCA) kevin.darcy at fcagroup.com
Tue Jan 5 18:05:36 UTC 2016


										- Kevin

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From: bind-users-bounces at lists.isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounces at lists.isc.org] On Behalf Of Reindl Harald
Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 12:19 PM
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Subject: Re: Writeable file already in use

Am 05.01.2016 um 18:03 schrieb Barry Margolin:
> In article <mailman.13.1452009325.73610.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
>   Alan Clegg <alan at clegg.com> wrote:
>> On 1/5/16 6:26 AM, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
>>>> This might make you sad if you have lots of zones or large zones.
>>> .. or even just want to look at what was transferred (whitout having 
>>> to recurse to a `dig axfr').
>>> I see no reason to omit 'file' (except on a diskless slave ;-)
>> I ran into one exception to this rule - it seemed that the customer 
>> had security requirements that did not allow "transient data" to be 
>> written to disk.  They had to make sure that if the physical device 
>> was stolen, all of their zone data didn't follow it out the door.
> The in-memory copy is likely to end up in the swap partition

a proper dimensioned server has no swap partition at all, at least no one od the servers i am responsible since 2008 had one and *for sure* the memory requirement of a authoritative nameserver is pretty clear to don#t need it

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